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  • Job reference: RMS0151854

Cost Controller and Estimator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/12/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/01/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is the world's largest exploration and production company with operations in over 29 countries. In Australia our client is leading the way in both upstream and downstream oil and gas projects with further development projects in the pipeline.

The Role:
A new opportunity has arisen for a Cost Controller/Estimator on a 12 month contract based in Perth.

Key responsibilities:
The position will provide cost control and cost reporting for various projects within the projects group. You will assist in preparing long range plans for the projects group, monitor expenditures to ensure that they are in line with the budget and AFE and to advise management when deviations are expected or observed. You will also develop independent cost estimates for minor and major projects

Main functions include:
- Utilise SAP to track commitments and expenditures against approved budget
- Prepare actuals and cost reports each month
- Update budgets and expenditure forecasts on a monthly basis
- Prepare cost estimates and budgets for major and minor projects
- Prepare AFE requests and work with finance in securing approvals
- Prepare expenditure profiles
- Monitor commitments against approved budgets
- Monitor expenditures against approved budgets
- Input cost data in EPMS (Electronic Project Management System)
- Evaluate contractor invoices against the contract for correct application of charges
- Assist on going contract and purchase order administration, including review of variations, management of contract expenditure against approved contract ceiling values
- Provide assistance to the contract managers in contractor performance evaluations

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- You will be required to have Oil and Gas - Circa 10yrs+ experience
- SAP experience is essential
- Circa 5 years within a cost control position

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